LCSW, ACSW, CTMH
Certified ART® Therapist
Zulma Williams is the founder of Dragonfly Therapy Services, and the main provider of therapeutic services. Zulma was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and moved to the United States when she was 31 years old. After working in the accounting field for several years, Zulma decided that she was ready for a career change and worked toward her goal of becoming a social worker. She completed her Bachelor of Social Work at age 46, and then was diagnosed with breast cancer. To focus on her health, she moved back to Argentina to have family support and complete treatment. After becoming a breast cancer survivor, Zulma moved back to Las Vegas and enrolled in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Advanced Master of Social Work program at the age of 50. Zulma completed her degree and clinical hours, and is a licensed clinical social worker. Her specialty of practice is working with adults who struggle with anxiety, depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Zulma is a certified Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART®) provider. ART® is a specialized, evidence-based, short-term psychotherapy technique that focuses on rapid recovery of trauma. ART® focuses on ways to reprogram how the brain stores traumatic memories and uses image replacement to manage those disturbing memories.
Zulma has a direct approach, utilizing solution-focused and problem-solving techniques that provide supportive care for clients. Her focus is on identifying symptoms that are causing distress and finding ways for clients to work toward positive changes. Zulma is certified to work with clients in a face-to-face setting, as well as in a telehealth setting. She has completed training in Parts & Memory Therapy, which focuses on the fact that the mind has many parts and that adult emotional issues may result from painful life experiences.
Zulma is dedicated to her clients and works toward resolution and healing. In her free time, Zulma enjoys stand-up comedy, yoga, belly-dancing and playing backgammon.